Since last Wednesday's update, we announced Bringing Mention Tagging to Open Graph, and Changes to the App Dashboard. We also covered Third-Party Plugins, Services and SDKS, and World Hack's Kicking Off This Week.
Yesterday, we published an update to the Facebook SDK for iOS that you can download here. This update includes bug fixes that improve stability as well as other minor improvements to the SDK. This is a released version of the SDK and is ready for use in your apps.
Sponsored Results is a great way for you to drive more awareness of your app, page or place. We are making an API available for developers to sponsor search results. Please refer to our documentation for more details.
In many cases, when displaying Facebook profile pictures, the image needs to fit into a specifically allotted space within the UI. Resizing and scaling the image can be a cumbersome process, often resulting in sub-optimal image quality.
To retrieve a profile picture in an alternate size via the Graph API, add the optional
height fields as URL parameters:
This will return a HTTP 302 redirect to a profile picture with a minimum size of 121x100 while trying to preserve the aspect ratio. You can add the URL parameter
redirect=false to retrieve just the URL to the pciture. If
height then a square picture will always be returned.
You can also query for profile pictures of varying size using FQL:
SELECT url, real_width, real_height FROM profile_pic WHERE id=me() AND width=121 AND height=100
As announced in May, the following breaking changes will go into effect on September 5, 2012:
Check out the Developer Roadmap for more info.